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Mar 20, 2011 10:00pm EDT
targeted a libyan airfield sunday and other u.s., british and french planes attacked moammar gadhafi's ground troops near the opposition strong hold of benghazi. >> we now have the capability to patrol the airspace over lybia and we are doing just that into a more consistent air presence. the no fly zone is effectively in place. >> reporter: rebels in benghazi welcome the international military actions against gadhafi forces. some of them danced on destroyed tanks. the u.s. and other coalition countries launched the military operation yesterday after the united nations authorized all necessary measures to protect civilians in the northern african country. >> we have seen the people of lybia take a courageous stand against a regime determined to brutalize its own citizens. >> reporter: u.s. officials say there have been no reports of civilian casualties, but today the head of the arab league criticized the international mission saying the strikes have gone beyond what the league had supported. >> translator: what happened differs from the no fly zone objectives. what we want is protec
Mar 26, 2011 10:00pm EDT
the u.s. in was cans. in the '90s, she ran for u.s. senate in new york twice and lost in the democratic primaries. >> in december of 1998, i was diagnosed with a blood cancer, multiple myeloma. >> she revealed she had a form of blood cancer and became a tireless advocate raise awareness into her disease, refusing to give into cancer, she worked on hillary clinton's failed presidential bid in 2008 and shoo voluntarily resigned after being accused of making alleged remarks to a newspaper about then-candidate brama, who she -- barack obama, who she said would not have been successful if he was white or a woman. she was not a racist but she was upset. >> i feel very bad for people who, who thought was a racist. i really do and this has been the worst three weeks of my life. >> reporter: when sarah palin was chosen as mccain's running mate, she said it was wonderful to see a woman on the national ticket, noting she didn't want to be the only one. two years later, they met in person on election night in 2010. in the role that political analyst for fox news. >> and that opportunity that i and
Mar 27, 2011 10:00pm EDT
of all aerial operations. robert gates expects a draw down in u.s. forces in the near future. he maintains no one knows if the operation will be going on at the end of the year. gates says the administration hadn't made a decision yet on whether to supply them with arms. gates said libya didn't pose imminent threat to the u.s., but there was other reason to go in, including fragile relations between the east and west. >> potentially destabilizing event taking place in libya that put at risk, potentially, the revolutions in both tanezia and libya. >> reporter: the white house is facing questions as to why get involved in libya, yet stay out of places like syria? secretary of state hillary clinton said each situation is unique. >> the u.k. and france were the ones who went to the security council and said we have to act, because otherwise we're seeing a really violent upheaval with a man who has a history of unpredictable violent acts right on our door step. >> reporter: when asked whether qaddafi will stay in power, gates said, i wouldn't be hanging pictures in i were him. >>> my
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